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Burlington, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Burlington,IA index of house prices

Total population: 25,539 (All urban)

Houses: 12,018 (11,135 occupied: 7,388 owner occupied, 3,460 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%

Housing density: 855 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $167,827.

Median contract rent in 2015: $346 (lower quartile is $249, upper quartile is $431)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $592


Median gross rent in Burlington, IA in 2015: $437

Housing units in Burlington with a mortgage: 4,108 (268 second mortgage, 271 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,126

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,099

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,733

Median monthly housing costs: $696


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Burlington, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $92,384 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Burlington:

$92,384
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,662 - $143,398

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $115,103
Here:

$115,103
State:

$171,636

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,377
Here:

$140,377
State:

$165,333

In 2-unit structures: $122,862
Here:

$122,862
State:

$154,532

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,629
Here:

$94,629
State:

$106,475

Mobile homes: $12,908
Here:

$12,908
State:

$47,660
Median year house/condo built: 1942

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,181
  • In family households: 21,557 (5,495 male householders, 1,701 female householders)
    5,536 spouses, 7,743 children (6,973 natural, 151 adopted, 619 stepchildren), 293 grandchildren, 102 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 129 other relatives, 504 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,624 (1,639 male householders (1,306 living alone)), 2,332 female householders (2,153 living alone)), 653 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 636 (485 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,370 2-persons, 1,609 3-persons, 1,335 4-persons, 610 5-persons, 189 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,459 1-person, 450 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

4,110 married couples with children.
1,921 single-parent households (400 men, 1,521 women).

96.6% of residents of Burlington speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 442 (1.6%)
(56.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2531 bedroom
  • 2,3542 bedrooms
  • 3,6903 bedrooms
  • 1,3024 bedrooms
  • 2085+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 101no bedroom
  • 1,0901 bedroom
  • 1,2962 bedrooms
  • 6813 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Burlington in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 358no vehicle
  • 2,3251 vehicle
  • 3,3952 vehicles
  • 1,2643 vehicles
  • 3014 vehicles
  • 1645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Cars and other vehicles available in Burlington in renter-occupied apartments

  • 703no vehicle
  • 1,6591 vehicle
  • 8052 vehicles
  • 1393 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 1,0994 rooms
  • 2,0025 rooms
  • 1,7726 rooms
  • 1,3387 rooms
  • 7208 rooms
  • 7429+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Burlington, Iowa:

  • 761 room
  • 2022 rooms
  • 7893 rooms
  • 9004 rooms
  • 7345 rooms
  • 3626 rooms
  • 1497 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Burlington, IA household income distribution

  • Burlington, IA household income distribution
  • 1,063Less than $10,000
  • 986$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,058$15,000 to $19,999
  • 913$20,000 to $24,999
  • 869$25,000 to $29,999
  • 911$30,000 to $34,999
  • 779$35,000 to $39,999
  • 633$40,000 to $44,999
  • 584$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,094$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,026$60,000 to $74,999
  • 704$75,000 to $99,999
  • 190$100,000 to $124,999
  • 108$125,000 to $149,999
  • 70$150,000 to $199,999
  • 179$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Burlington, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Burlington, IA
  • 121Less than $10,000
  • 80$10,000 to $14,999
  • 48$15,000 to $19,999
  • 104$20,000 to $24,999
  • 132$25,000 to $29,999
  • 132$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 294$40,000 to $49,999
  • 492$50,000 to $59,999
  • 706$60,000 to $69,999
  • 661$70,000 to $79,999
  • 733$80,000 to $89,999
  • 563$90,000 to $99,999
  • 780$100,000 to $124,999
  • 693$125,000 to $149,999
  • 583$150,000 to $174,999
  • 257$175,000 to $199,999
  • 329$200,000 to $249,999
  • 97$250,000 to $299,999
  • 75$300,000 to $399,999
  • 73$400,000 to $499,999
  • 62$500,000 to $749,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Burlington, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Burlington, IA
  • 178Less than $100
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 105$150 to $199
  • 137$200 to $249
  • 59$250 to $299
  • 289$300 to $349
  • 214$350 to $399
  • 384$400 to $449
  • 251$450 to $499
  • 142$500 to $549
  • 328$550 to $599
  • 313$600 to $649
  • 297$650 to $699
  • 105$700 to $749
  • 82$750 to $799
  • 169$800 to $899
  • 43$900 to $999
  • 21$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 71$3,000 to $3,499
  • 200No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 951995 to March 2000
  • 221990 to 1994
  • 331985 to 1989
  • 611980 to 1984
  • 821975 to 1979
  • 231970 to 1974
  • 151965 to 1969
  • 111Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Burlington population
Burlington commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 663
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,286
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,170
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,041
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 665
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 263
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 444
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 133
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 93
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 251
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 234
  • 90 or more minutes: 131
Burlington, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.3%
Number of people working at home: 311 (2.5% of all workers)

Burlington mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,206 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,605 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 60 (0%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0%)
  • Walked: 323 (3%)
  • Other means: 102 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 311 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 6,745
 United States or American: 2,408
 Other groups: 2,344
 Irish: 2,283
 English: 1,622
 Swedish: 806
 French (except Basque): 464
 Italian: 345
 Scotch-Irish: 311
 Dutch: 286
 Norwegian: 242
 Scottish: 231
 Polish: 149
 Danish: 135
 European: 130
 Czech: 114
 French Canadian: 96
 British: 80
 Welsh: 79
 Swiss: 70
 Hungarian: 57
 Australian: 50
 Russian: 42
 Subsaharan African:: 40
 African: 40
 Austrian: 38
 Arab:: 32
 Pennsylvania German: 30
 Greek: 22
 Syrian: 20
 Yugoslavian: 20
 Canadian: 17
 Iranian: 16
 Slovak: 9
 Lebanese: 6
 Luxemburger: 6
 Scandinavian: 6
 Egyptian: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Croatian: 5
 Romanian: 5
 German Russian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Germany
  • 14%Canada
  • 10%India
  • 7%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Korea
  • 4%Philippines

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,290
  • Northeast: 321
  • Midwest: 4,723
  • South: 1,075
  • West: 836

56% of Burlington residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 67
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 56
  • 5th and 6th grade: 30
  • 7th and 8th grade: 254
  • 9th grade: 200
  • 10th grade: 171
  • 11th grade: 253
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 231
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,087
  • Less than 1 year of college: 734
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,248
  • Associate degree: 605
  • Bachelor's degree: 850
  • Master's degree: 380
  • Professional school degree: 168
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 47
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 439
  • 9th grade: 210
  • 10th grade: 295
  • 11th grade: 292
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 259
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,661
  • Less than 1 year of college: 762
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,255
  • Associate degree: 883
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,013
  • Master's degree: 348
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.0%Males
  • 15.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 21.7%Males
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 11.6%Females
Burlington marital status for males
Burlington marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,893
  • One, attached: 157
  • Two: 649
  • 3 or 4: 994
  • 5 to 9: 457
  • 10 to 19: 198
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 392
  • Mobile homes: 208

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,925

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Burlington:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.4%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 334
Here:

11.4%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 161
Here:

11.1%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

13.5%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)